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Femtosecond Lasers for Use in Additive Manufacturing

“All I ask for is one simple request, and that is to have sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads!” (Credit: Dr. Evil, Austin Powers Goldmember). Perhaps, if…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 4, 2017

We’ve got a little bit of education, and all sorts of business news, to carry you into the weekend with this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. As…

Ames Laboratory’s Metal Powder Manufacturing Technology Opens Up New Material Possibilities for 3D Printing

Metal powders, of the sort commonly used for additive manufacturing, look pretty similar at first glance, but their differences are many – not just between differing metals and alloys, but…

POWDERSOLVE Software Ensures Safety and Quality of Metal 3D Printing Materials

The casual user of a desktop 3D printer may not think of 3D printing as something that requires stringent regulations, and, when it comes to casual desktop use, it isn’t….

NanoSteel’s New Metal Powders Deliver on Strength and Durability for Many Industries

Providence, Rhode Island-based NanoSteel does exactly as its name implies: it designs nano-structured steel materials. Now, it has made available its first powders for 3D printing/additive manufacturing. We reported on…

Spherical 3D Printing Metal Powders: H.C. Starck & Metasphere Technology Partner in Production & Sales

H.C. Starck, already a player in the metal powder business for 3D printing, has decided to acquire a minority share in another metals company that has something special in their…

UK’s LPW Technology & Metalysis Partner to Offer Greener Metal Powders for 3D Printing

As the additive manufacturing market grows, one of the most significant areas of growth remains the development of technology to lower costs and to offer environmentally friendly products and processes that…

UK Collaborative Research Agreement TiPOW to Examine Titanium Aerospace AM Materials

One of the hottest areas of research in the additive manufacturing field is metal materials. With focus especially on creating usable parts for industries like aerospace, investment into research is…

LPW POWDERSOLVE Will Help AM Firms Choose and Track Metal Printing Powder Materials

There is a bewildering choice of powdered metal materials available for additive manufacturing processes, and now LPW Technology says they’ve created an online software product to make selecting and tracking the…

Safe, Simple & Affordable: Cold Casting Turns 3D Prints into Metal

If you enjoy taking your basic 3D prints one step further with a variety of techniques and finishes, you’ll probably find cold casting a cool endeavor indeed. The cold casting…

NanoSteel Continues to Improve Powder Portfolio for Metal 3D Printing

NanoSteel is in the business of leading the steel industry in nanostructures for steel material design. After many dedicated years, NanoSteel has taken risks with innovation that have paid off. Due to their willingness to…

LPW Technology and Shaanxi 3D Technology Sign AM Metal Powder Deal in China

As additive manufacturing processes begin to take hold around the world in high-end fields like aerospace, automotive, and medical applications, the demand for capable metal powder products climbs as well….

LPW Technology Continues to Excel in Metal Powder Production for 3D Printing with New Certifications

LPW Technology not only celebrates intelligence in metals, but they also celebrate quality assurance in their industry and for their client base. Based in the UK, LWP specializes in supplying…

Affordable Metal 3D Printing – New Selective Inhibition Sintering (SIS) Process May Be Groundbreaking

We have covered several very interesting methods of affordable 3D metal printing in the past. Although none of them has made it to market as of yet, there is little…

Researchers Work Together on ‘Metal Goo’ to Improve Metal Use in 3D Printing

Dr. Diran Apelian, a professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts and director of its Metal Processing Institute, is heading up work that could revolutionize the process…

Zecotek Partners with the Institute of Chemical Physics in Materials Innovation

Previously this week, Zecotek announced the beginning of testing and refinement of an innovative 3D printer design for high-performance metal alloys in conjunction with LT–PYRKAL. On the heels of this announcement…